Cargo transportation via internal waters up in Kazakhstan

Transport Materials 30 November 2021 16:50 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 30

By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:

Kazakhstan’s revenues from the transportation of cargo, luggage, and cargo luggage via internal water transport amounted to 389.6 million tenge ($901,850) over the period from January through October 2021, which is 19.6 percent less than during the same period of 2020, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.

The revenue in October 2021 amounted to 119.3 million tenge ($276,160), which is 16.6 percent less than during the same month of 2020.

The volume of cargo, luggage and cargo luggage transported via maritime and coastal transport during the reporting period amounted to 710,630 tons, which is 19.1 percent less compared to the same period of last year (878,870 tons over the same period of 2020). The cargo transported in October alone was 94,530 tons, which is 27.5 percent less than during the same month of last year.

Cargo turnover amounted to 86.9 million ton-kilometers which compared to 39.2 million ton-kilometers during the same period of last year is a 2.2 times increase.

Currently, there are three operating seaports in Kazakhstan: Aktau, Bautino, and Kuryk.

Nowadays, Aktau International Commercial Sea Port is a modern multi-purpose terminal that allows the transportation of goods from East to West, from North to South, and back 12 months a year and 24 hours a day.

Bautino сargo port is a division of Aktau International Commercial Sea Port and is located in the village of Bautino (150 km from the city of Aktau), in the waters of the Bautino Bay of Tyubkaragansky Gulf.

Kuryk Port is located on the coast of the Caspian Sea, south of Aktau city. The port has direct access to the railway. The ferry complex of the port is designed for the transshipment of goods, including grain, petroleum products, fertilizers, and chemicals.


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